Category: Echo Rewind

Point in Time: The fight for our Hospital

Point in Time: The fight for our Hospital

Echo Rewind

MAKING its way through the streets of Dublin on Sunday, June 21 1998, a squad of 12 high-tech Eastern Health Board ambulances ...

Point in Time: Ballyfermot’s lost jewel

Point in Time: Ballyfermot’s lost jewel

Echo Rewind

SEPTEMBER marked 25 years since some 650 workers from the Semperit plant in Ballyfermot saw a huge chapter of their working lives ...

Point in Time: Lucan back at the ’90s

Point in Time: Lucan back at the ’90s

Echo Rewind

IT WAS all happening in Lucan in the 1990s as the country hobbled from a period of bleak recession into the warm ...

Point in Time: A new home for the force

Point in Time: A new home for the force

Echo Rewind

By Stephen Leonard STANDING alone and impressively amid clear green fields just off the Belgard Road, there was little to impede sight ...

Point in Time: The fight to save the Mill

Point in Time: The fight to save the Mill

Echo Rewind

By Stephen Leonard THE metal gates that barred entry to the Clondalkin Paper Mill in late January 1982 could do little to ...

Point in Time: ‘There’s always that line back to the home ship’

Point in Time: ‘There’s always that line back to the home ship’

Echo Rewind

By Stephen Leonard TU DUBLIN Tallaght is not short on success stories throughout its near 30-year-long history so far, and that of Christine ...

Point in Time: Barry on a day to remember in RTC

Point in Time: Barry on a day to remember in RTC

Echo Rewind

By Stephen Leonard FOR Barry Lawler, his first day attending the newly-opened RTC Tallaght back in September 1992 was one he is not ...

Point in Time: A historic moment for Tallaght with the opening of the RTC

Point in Time: A historic moment for Tallaght with the opening of the RTC

Echo Rewind

Point in Time is a new monthly feature in The Echo Newspaper, which looks back at momentous events in the history of ...

Rewind: Cypress Grove House

Rewind: Cypress Grove House

Echo Rewind

By Danielle Walsh Ronan From a Lieutenant in the Royal Navy to a chocolate factory owner, Cypress Grove House has had its fair ...

Rewind: Corkagh House and Gunpowder Mills

Rewind: Corkagh House and Gunpowder Mills

Echo Rewind

By Danielle Walsh Ronan A long way from the peaceful park it is today, the lands of Corkagh Park once encompassed the home ...